We have an optional social programme that you can choose to join in with to help you settle into London and meet new friends.

Semester 1 Social Programme – Fall 2019

Date Event
Sunday 15 September Welcome to London Tour
Tuesday 17 September Jack the Ripper and Sherlock Holmes Tour
Saturday 21 September Stonehenge and Salisbury
Friday 4 October  Edinburgh 3-day weekend
Saturday 19 October  Harry Potter Studio Tour

When booking the full programme, you will receive a 10% discount.

There are two programmes available: you can purchase the package including 4-day trips for £236, or the package which also includes the 3 day Edinburgh tour for £487.

You can book each trip individually - please note when booking excursions individually you will not get the 10% discount.

For more information and to book, please visit the International Friends website.

Semester 2 Social Programme– Spring 2020

Date Event
Sunday 12 January Welcome to London Tour
Tuesday 14 January Jack the Ripper and Sherlock Holmes Tour
Saturday 18 January Stonehenge and Salisbury
Friday 31 January Edinburgh 3-day weekend
Saturday 15 February Harry Potter Studio Tour

When booking the full programme, you will receive a 10% discount.

There are two programmes available: you can purchase the package including 4-day trips for £236, or the package which also includes the 3 day Edinburgh tour for £487.

You can book each trip individually - please note when booking excursions individually you will not get the 10% discount.

For more information and to book, please visit the International Friends website.

Whether you are studying for three or six weeks we aim to provide you with a range of activities to enhance your time with us.

Free events offered to all students:

Date Event
Sunday 14 June 2020 Welcome Event at a traditional London pub
Monday 15 June 2020 Orientation Welcome Lunch
Thursday 2 July 2020 Mid-Programme Boat Party on the Thames river
Sunday 5 July 2020 Welcome Event at a traditional London pub for Session 2 Starters, also available to 6-week students
Monday 6 July 2020 Orientation Welcome Lunch for Session 2 starters, also available to 6-week students
Thursday 23 July 2020 Gala Farewell Reception

For students who signed-up for our Social Programme, we also organise walking tours, theatre nights, day trips and weekend overnight trips so that students can see the best bits of London and the UK while they are studying with us.

Session 1 Social Programme:

Date Event
Sunday 14 June 2020 Treasure hunt
Tuesday 16 June 2020 Bond, Sherlock and Potter walking tour
Saturday–Sunday 20–21 June 2020 Best of England Weekend
Tuesday 23 June 2020 Comedy night
Saturday 27 June 2020 Trip to Brighton
Tuesday 30 June 2020 Les Miserables Theatre Night

Session 2 Social Programme:

Date Event
Sunday 5 July 2020 London Eye
Tuesday 7 July 2020 East End art walk
Saturday–Sunday 11–12 July 2020 Best of Wales Weekend
Tuesday 14 July 2020 Phantom of the Opera
Sunday 19 July 2020 Warner Bros Studio Tour Harry Potter
Tuesday 21 July 2020 Thames river cruise with afternoon tea

Session 1 or 2 (6 events): £365

Both Sessions (12 events): £705

Big Ben with the London Eye in the background